Adam Crozier’s ITV strategy under fire following sales boss Fru Hazlitt’s night of the long knives

Has ITV gone completely barmy? That’s what many hardened media pros in London are asking themselves as they digest the implications of marketing boss Fru Hazlitt’s brutal clearout of sales director Gary Digby and his team, the allegedly old-fashioned bruisers ...

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UK advertisers fret about spending cuts, higher taxes

They seem to be anyway as the IPA’s latest survey into advertiser intentions shows that 22 per cent of those surveyed cut their budgets in the last quarter of 2010 against 17 per cent that increased them. The IPA represents ...

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Bunga bunga legal charges may call time on Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi and his media empire

Some more details have emerged about Italian media magnate and prime minister (mustn’t forget that) Silvio Berlusconi and his antics in the so-called bunga bunga scandal. Milan prosecutors want to charge him with paying for sex with nightclub dancer Karima ...

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Who’s the most successful (and richest) journalist in the world? Why the Mail’s Padraic Fallon of course

Not that Padraic, the brother of former Independent boss Ivan Fallon, makes his money from newspapers although he’s a director of Lord Rothermere’s Daily Mail and General Trust, owner of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Metro and much else ...

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